WATCH: 15 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Divorce Lawyer

By: Diana Shepherd
: February 13, 2018

Diana Shepherd, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® and Editorial Director of Divorce Magazine

Your divorce settlement will change your life forever – maybe only a little, maybe dramatically – so it makes sense to invest the time, effort, and money to choose the best  lawyer for your unique circumstances. You should try to interview two or three family law lawyers before deciding which one will do the best job for you. The divorce lawyer you select should be great at his/her job – and possess morals, outlook on life, and personality that are compatible with your own. To help you find the right one, here are 15 questions you should ask during the initial interview with your prospective divorce lawyer.